Luring forest communities away from 'slash-and-burn' farming
LONG DUHUNG, Indonesia -- Living as a tribesman of this hill-dwelling community, Zenas Daring has spent much of his time in the forest. He goes there to collect honey, gather fruits and hunt animals with his blowpipe. Now, Daring has another duty: combating global warming.
For some major companies, business as usual means steadily cutting their CO2
Fewer than 200 global companies are leading the world in responding to climate change, including U.S. technology giants Apple, Google and Microsoft, and three domestic energy firms -- electric utilities Entergy Corp. and Pepco Holdings Inc., and Spectra Energy Corp., an oil and gas pipeline firm.